Wines And Wine Glasses

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Food and Wine Tips

White wine is generally served before the red wine. This is best with fish, shellfish,white meat, poultry, veal and dish with cream sauce.

White wine for dishes made of cream sauce.

Red wine for dark meat, chicken, rabbit, tuna and salmon.

Light-bodied wine served before full-bodied. Light-bodied wine for lighter dish while full-bodied wine for richer dish.

Sparkling wine of Champagne is expensive because it uses the “Methode Champenoise, the classical method of making Champagne which uses the traditional techniques of second fermentation in the bottle and the fermentation process is a hands-on operation.

Drink the same type of wine included in the cooking of a dish.

Make sure to rinse mouth with water before drinking a different wine.

Some of Wine’s Aging Process :

White Wine :

Chenin Blanc (1-3years)

Viogner (1-3years)

Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio (1-4years)

Muscadet (1-5 years)

Chardonnay(2-8 years)

Red Wine :

Tempranillo (2-10years)

Barbera (3-10years)

White Merlot (1-3years)

Pinot Noir (2-12years)

Cabernet Sauvignon ((3-15years)

Aging varies depending on the vintage and region. It is better to ask the wine merchant for details.

Wine Glasses

Wine glasses varies for the types of wines. A good wine glass should be clear crystal, and stem should not be too long or short for proper handling.

Examples of wine glasses are :

Champagne flute

Bordeaux red wine glass

White wine glass

Sherry glass

Port glass

One of the finest maker of glassware is from an Austrian Wine Glass Company, Riedel.

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